Meaning of “stretch the length of sth” in the English Dictionary

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"stretch the length of sth" in British English

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stretch the length of sth

to be the same length as something, usually something very long:

The underground chambers stretch the length of a football pitch.
The mountains stretch the entire length of the country.

(Definition of “stretch the length of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)